For this singer, dramatist, educator and activist, music and art are more than entertainment; they are her mission.
And with penetrating depth, Ayanna is making audiences feel and heal. While growing up as the daughter of celebrated Comedian and Human Rights Activist Dick Gregory, she was blessed with the opportunity to interact with such mega talents as Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson. Ayanna knew early on that her gift of song would be her gift to the struggle. In 1990, Ayanna became recognized as a powerful and progressive voice as a student activist at Howard University in Washington, D.C. From there, Ayanna would become a major voice within the various cultural, political, and spiritual movements in the nation’s capitol.